Government & Political Consulting
The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.
- Avuecentral: A listing of federal employment opportunities.
- Fedjobs.com: Search jobs by occupation, pay, location, agency, area of consideration or keyword.
- Federal Job Search: A federal job search site offering automated email alerts.
- GovernmentJobs.com: A streamlined search by category or location.
- Govtjobs.com: View jobs, post resume and more.
- Hillzoo.com: Find jobs on Capitol Hill.
- USAJobs.com: Includes listings specifically for students and recent graduates.
Selected Professional Associations
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
- American Political Science Association: Includes more than 15,000 members from 80+ countries.
- International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC): Resources for those who play a role in elections worldwide.
- American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC): Members include political consultants, media consultants, pollsters, campaign managers, corporate public affairs officers, professors, fund-raisers, lobbyists, congressional staffers and vendors from all levels of politics.
- Society of Professional Consultants: Supports consultants in any industry or discipline.